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Raising children to be healthy and happy is not an easy task. Parents face challenges based on their own childhood, temperament, and life circumstances. There are some guidelines that can help all parents create strong family bonds and help kids grow up to be responsible and loving adults.
Erica Reischer, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and parent educator based in Oakland. She sits on the advisory board for HappyHealthKids.com and leads popular parenting classes and workshops at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Habitot Children’s Museum, and the University of California. Her writing about children and families appears in Psychology Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. Her book What Great Parents Do: 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive, will be available on Aug. 16th. Learn more about her at http://www.drericar.com/